Mozambique

 

 

Mozambique has not ratified the WHO FCTC


The ratification of the WHO FCTC is crucial for Mozambique to allow the country to have a legal framework for effective and timely implementation of its provisions.

Every year more than 6,400 of its people are killed by tobacco-caused disease, while more than 47,000 children and more than 1,816,000 adults continue to use tobacco each day. Complacency in the face of the tobacco epidemic will ensure the tobacco industry continues to run roughshod over the lives of Mozambique's citizens and ensure that tobacco's death toll will grow with each passing year. Tobacco control advocates must reach out to other communities to strengthen their efforts in this mortal fight.

86 men are being killed by tobacco every week

38 women are being killed by tobacco every week

 

AFRICA’S DEATH CLOCK

 

People have died from tobacco-related diseases in Africa since the opening of the first FCTC working group on 28 October 1999.

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